The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lincoln County provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens our local economy, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals. View a listing of our educators.
Our Extension educators 'extend' the University to the community by teaching new skills and providing problem-solving based on University research. We provide education on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, youth development, family & community development, marine science, fisheries, child development, and quality child care practices. We also provide child care referral assistance.
For details on these topics, click on the appropriate links on the left column and also check our Extension Newsletter for the latest season-specific articles.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 & FRIDAY AUGUST 12
Tuna Canning: This class covers a review of pressure canning equipment and safe processing techniques for canning tuna. Participants will also have the opportunity to join Oregon Sea Grant for a Shop at the Dock Tour to learn about Newport’s commercial fisheries and how to buy seafood directly from fishermen. Please bring a cooler and cash if you would like to make a purchase.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 27
Salsa Session: Participants will make and compare a variety of salsas in class.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
Pickling: Participants will have the opportunity to make a few pickled products—seasonal vegetables and relish
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Fruit Pie Fillings: Participants will make Apple and Blueberry Pie Fillings.
Offered to low income adults, come join Food Share of Lincoln County & OSU Extension for a 6-week hands-on Cooking Matters class! Held at the Toledo Food Pantry (Trinity United Methodist Church) Tuesdays, July 26-August 30 from 4:00p-6:00p. For more infomation and to sign up please contact Jan Ostby @ 541-574-6534 ext. 57421 or click here for details.
J. Green, A. Dreves, B. McDonald, E. Peachey
Damage from winter cutworm (the common name for the larval stage of the large yellow underwing moth) is a growing concern. In 2015, large numbers of larvae were observed around homes, within golf courses, and in field crops located in Oregon and Washington. This publication highlights general information about winter cutworm, including identification, scouting recommendations, and potential control measures.
Steve Castagnoli, Lynn E. Long, Peter Shearer, Todd Einhorn, Nik Wiman, Jay W. Pscheidt, Ed Peachey
Revision. Presents pesticide and herbicide application rates and recommendations, by tree growth stage, for pests that infect fruit trees. Covers apples, pears, and cherries. Provides (1) spray program for nutrients; (2) dilutions table for wettable powder and liquid products; (3) natural enemy impact guide for tree fruit pesticides; (4) illustrated bud development chart and associated stages for apples, pears, peaches, apricots, cherries, and plums; (5) reentry levels for common pesticides; and (6) application rates for chemical thinning and growth regulator sprays.
View 35-minute Video about EBOLA facts (October 22, 2014)
Wave Energy - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator
Sea Grant's TRAWL CURRICULUM
The new fruit fly spotted wing drosophila is now in oregon and raising concerns among farmers and consumers. Click here for videos and information about how to detect, trap and identify the spottted wing drosophila fly.
New fungal disease affecting Wax Myrtle shrubs is spreading from Newport to Lincoln City.
Dealing with the Current Financial Crisis - Learn how to get help.
OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION:
Monday -Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 pm. (Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon (CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOONS)
In the area phone: 541-574-6534 Fax 541-265-3887